Family Focus Evanston - Our Place


Evanston Theater Project Fund

Our theater, former home to Fleetwood-Jourdain and Mudlark Theatres, is beginning to show its 111 years.  Help us revitalize our 265-seat venue so we may continue to provide performance space for our programs and the community. To donate to the Evanston Theater Project Fund, click here!


Programs Offered 

  • Children and Teens in School
  • Pregnant Teens and Teen Parents
  • Adult Services
  • Other Family Support Programming

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Colette Allen, Evanston Center Director

Colette Allen became the Director of Family Focus Evanston in July 2015. Ms. Allen has worked in the nonprofit sector since 1995, most recently in fundraising as a corporate major gift officer at the Museum of Science and Industry and as the Midwest Director of Development for the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Ms. Allen was also the Executive Director of Literacy Volunteers of Atlanta and she worked for the United States Olympic Committee, managing community and media relations.  Ms. Allen holds a Bachelor of Arts from Oberlin College, and a Master of Science in Elementary Education from Bank Street College of Education in New York. She also attended the School of Drama at Yale University. 


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Family Focus Evanston-Our Place
2010 Dewey Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
United States
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